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Here is a summary of coming public sporting events and recreational activities in the Mountain West. If you have an item of public interest, contact the Deseret News sports department at 237-2161 or mail information to Sports Recreation Editor, 30 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84110.


Taken from The Utah Runner and Cyclist guide, P.O. Box 8344, Salt Lake City, UT 84108.

SATURDAY, Aug. 19, The Silver Dollar Run and Mtn. Bike Race. 8-mile loop through mines and mine dumps. Run starts at 8 a.m., Mtn. Bike at 8:30 a.m. at Tintic High School in Eureka. 225-4996.

SATURDAY, Aug. 19, The Garden of Eden Race. Starts at 7:30 a.m. at Old General Store in Eden. 626-6940 or 626-7236.

SATURDAY, Aug. 19, Electocardio Run. 10K. 8 a.m. start at the Alpine City Park and finishes at the American Fork Hospital. 763-3593.

SATURDAY, Aug. 19, will be the Ouelessebougou-Utah Alliance 5K run and birthday party. Start 8 a.m. at Huntsman Center and ends near Govenor's mansion. Proceeds to benefit Utah's sister community in Mali, West Africa. 978-2452, 486-2068.

SATURDAY, Aug. 26, Hobble Creek Half Marathon, 7:30 a.m. USA Track and Field's '94 race of the year. To be held on Utah's state record course (right fork of Hobble Creek canyon). Pre-registration through Aug. 19 at Runner's Corner (330 E. 800 S., Orem) 223-7010 or by mail: Race Directors, P.O. Box 1864, Orem, UT, 84057. Cost is $16 with T-shirt, $10 without. Late registration (including day of race) is after Aug. 19 is $20. Prize money will be awarded. Trophies for top three of each age group, medallions for top 100 overall. There will also be drawings for prizes.

SATURDAY, Aug. 26, Bryce Canyon Rim Run. 5 miles. 834-5341 or 328-0829.

SATURDAY, Aug. 26, Great Salt Lake Half Marathon. Starts at Island View Park (1800 S. Main) and ends on Antelope Island. 774-7270.

MOUNTAIN RUN. The 8th Annual Rendezvous Peak Run will be held at the Jackson Hole Ski Area in Teton Village on Saturday, Aug. 26. 7.2 mile course follows the ski area service road, gaining 4,100 feet in elevation. Men's and women's divisions in 18-and-under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-and-over, and a walking class. Race begins at 8:30 a.m. for walkers, 9 a.m. for runners. (307) 733-2452.

SATURDAY, Sept, 2, will be the Swiss Days 10K, Start 8 a.m. at 100 W. 100 North. 654-0921.

SATURDAY, Sept. 2, the Morgan to Peterson, Utah Grand Prix Race. Meet at Como Spring. 10 miles. 582-6824.

MONDAY, Sept. 4, the Payson Labor Day 5K and 10K. Payson City Park, 100 E. 300 South in Payson. Start 7 a.m. 465-6031.


MONDAY, Sept. 4, the Bountiful Labor Day Perfect Riathlong. Start 7:30 a.m. at Buntiful Recreation Center, 150 W. 600 North. 400 meter run, 10 mile bike, 2 mile run. 467-4203.


SAILING. Events for 1995 for Park City Yacht Club are: Aug. 18 is Evening Series No. 6 at Little Dell; Aug. 25 is Evening Series No. 7 at Little Dell; Aug. 27 is Race Series No. 4 at Deer Creek; Sept. 1 is Evening Series No. 9 at Little Dell; Sept. 9-10 is Strawberry Weekend at Strawberry Reservoir; Sept. 23-24 is Yuba Weekend, Family Fun Regatta. For information write Park City Yacht Club, Laser Fleet, P.O. Box 3706, Park City, UT 84060-3706.


FOUR MAN SCRAMBLE - The 2nd Annual American Fork Chamber of Commerce Four Man Scramble Golf Tournament and Fundraiser will be held on Friday, Aug. 18 at Tri-City Golf Course. The entrance fee is $50 per player, $200 per team. Enter on or before Aug. 11 with the first 25 teams or 100 persons qualifying to play. Contact the Chamber Office at 756-5110 or Tom Hunter at 756-0390.


ADULT TOURNEY - Bank One Labor Day Weekend Tournament will be Aug. 30 through Sept. 4 at Park City Racquet Club. Register by Aug. 21. Men/Women's NTRP, Singles/Doubles/Mixed Double divisions. Register by Forms at most tennis clubs and through the UTA. For information on tournaments call 268-0505.

JR. TOURNAMENTS. Utah State Open Tennis Championships will be Aug. 14-19 at the Sports Mall. Boy/Girl, Open and Single/Double divisions. Register by Forms at most tennis clubs or through the UTA. For information on tournaments call 268-0505.

SUMMER PROGRAMS. Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is offering summer programs Aug. 15-17. 272-2243.


FALL BALL. Sandy City Parks & Recreation will be sponsoring a fall recreational baseball league for ages 12 and under. Divisions include 12-and-under, 10-and-under and 8-and-under. Cost is $29 per participant, and $3 off per additional family member. Eight games played on Fridays and Saturdays from the first week of September through the second week of October. Register at Sandy City Parks & Recreation (440 E. 8680 South). 561-6712.

BASEBALL SCHOOL. The Rocky Mountain School of Baseball announces its annual fall baseball schedule, which begins on Aug. 26. Each team will play a 14-game schedule with doubleheaders on Saturday. Age divisions include 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-18 year olds. Games will be played from Utah County to Cache Valley. 1-800-ROCK BBU or 753-5662.


LEAGUE. Salt Lake County Recreation is taking applications for the Fall Softball League. League will open Aug. 28. Cost is $230 for men's, women's and coed slowpitch teams. New leagues include men's 40-plus and 50-plus divisions, and a 30-plus coed slowpitch division. 468-2560.

FALL SOFTBALL. Farmington City Recreation is now forming teams for its Adult Fall Softball Leagues. Registration will go through Aug. 18. Cost is $180 per team, with two leagues being offered. The Men's `C-D' League will play on Monday and Wednesday evenings, while the Co-ed `C-D' League will play on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning Aug. 28. 451-0953.


JR. JAZZ. Layton City Parks and Recreation will be accepting registration for girls Jr. Jazz for girls in grades 4-8 beginning Sept. 5. Fee is $27 if participant needs a Jr. Jazz T-shirt, $22 if she already has one. Registration will end on Sept. 22. 546-8580.

LEAGUE. Layton City Parks and Recreation will be taking registrations for the men's 6-foot-1 and under basketball league beginning Aug. 21. Fee is $235 through Sept. 1. 546-8582.


YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL. Registration is now being accepted by East Millcreek Recreation for `Youth Flag Football' for boys and girls, ages 8-12 years old. The cost is $30 for eight sessions beginning Saturday, Sept. 23. Games are held on Saturdays at Evergreen Park. Deadline to register is Sept. 8.


BIKE/RUN. The 8th annual Mountain Challenge wil be held Sept. 16 at Deer Valley Resort at 10 a.m. Fund raiser for the junior nordic team. Registration on day of race begins 8:30 a.m. 20K bike and 10K run. 649-8710 or 359-9361.


CAMPS. Summer soccer camps will be held at Held Sutton Soccer School, with is in the Utah Indoor Soccer Center. For boys and girls ages 6 to 16. Camps will run weekly through Aug. 21. Contact Rob Karas at 296-2888.


TRYOUTS. The Colt Aquatic Team will be holding try outs for those 5 and older on Sept. 11 from 4:30 p.m. at the Cottonwood High School pool, 5715 S. 1300 East. 273-2111.


WALLYBALL. Alta Canyon Sports Center is starting a drop-in league for all levels of play. This is on-going event. Informal leagues on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. and Friday at 9 p.m. Free for members, $4 for non-members. Structured league on Saturdays and Wednesdays, with round-robin and double elimination tournaments every 6 weeks. 942-2582.

CO-ED DOUBLES. The annual Co-ed Doubles Volleyball Classic Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16 beginning at 9 a.m. at Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center (7500 S. 2700 East). All divisions: AA, A, B, Novice, Masters and Juniors. Deadline to register is Sept. 15.

TRYOUTS. The Alta volleyball team wil be holding its tryouts for girls in grades 9-12 Aug. 14 and 15 beginning at 9 a.m. 261-1033.

TOURNAMENT. The Adult Volleyball Tourament will be held at the Northwest Multipurpose Center, 1300 W. 300 North, in Sept. 9. Call 942-SAND or 599-0072.

Other events

PRACTICAL SHOOTING. The Salt Lake Practical Shooting Association will hold monthly matches and practice sessions. Monthly matches will be held at 9 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month at the Hendricksen PMAA range at the East Canyon exit of I-80 in Parleys Canyon. Call 580-7836 or 942-8573.

DISABLE PROGRAMS. Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation is pleased to offer recreation and leisure experiences to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. Adapted Sports is designed to meet the physical and social needs of each participant. The objectives are to teach fundamentals of sports with emphasis on fun, cooperation, fair play and team building skills. 561-0075.

RACQUETBALL. Alta Canyon Sports Center is offering a free drop-in racquetball class for players ages 8-14 on Fridays from 4:30-5:30 p.m. 942-2582.

WEIGHT LIFTING. Alta Canyon Sports is offering Teen Weight Training Workouts Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-6 p.m., and on Saturday 10-11 a.m. Coaching provided. Fee is $1.50 for area residents, $2.50 for others.